Funding Opportunities
To increase diversity, equity, and inclusion, and to address disparities in health care outcomes.

National awards for women and minority trainees

UCSF grants and other resources

NIH diversity supplements

Per NIH guidelines, an under-represented minority in biomedical research includes:

  • The following racial and ethnic groups: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hawaiian Natives, and natives of the US Pacific Islands.
  • Individuals with disabilities, who are defined as those with a physical or mental impairment
  • Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (coming from a family with an annual income below established low-income thresholds)

More helpful information about NIH diversity supplements is available here.

UCSF research centers focusing on women and minority populations